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Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
>> rose: we begin evening with anders fogh rasmussen, he's the secretary general of nato. this conversation was recorded on friday while he was attending the united nations general assembly. >> by the end of 2013 we will have-- 2014 we lch 352,000 afghan security forces and even more importantly quality wise they will be very capable. some time ago i visited afghanistan myself and i had an opportunity to observe with my own eyes afghan special operation forces in action and i was very impressed by what i saw. so the taliban miscalculate the situation if they think their situation will be better by the end of 2014. they will be faced with a very strong and capable afghan security force. >> rose: we continue by looking at a new project in brooklyn, it's a basketball arena and a development. it brought together interesting people, including mikhail prokhorov and irina prok rovea his sister, bruce ratner the developer and karen brooks hop hopkins. >> i think the barkley center is in keeping with the spirit of brooklyn. >> wh n what way? >> it's like very energetic and you know in t
PBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm PDT
analyst. thank you for coming in. turkey and its nato allies are treating this attack as a deliberate one. the original mortar fire. russia obviously disagrees. what do you think? >> i cannot think this was a deliberate attack. that would be very unwise in terms of syrian policy making. i think this was an error, so to speak. we are speaking about the civil war situation. there are many people pointing their guns at each other. it is very possible that this turkish lira was not targeted, but the syrian -- that this turkish and village was not targeted, but the syrian -- that is turkish millage -- that this turkish viillage -- village was not targeted. president bashar al-assad is -- for the time being, he is not really -- he does not want to see this. the russians and the chinese would not support such a move. it is not in the syrian interest to act in a very aggressive manner. the turks are very nervous. they have seen border violations on several occasions. let's not forget that back in june, two planes were shot down by the syrians. the turks are very nervous about these
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
the border. a burial takes place and nato condemns the assad regime. welcome to gmt. david eades. coming up, with an audience of 50 million to impress, as romney gained ground on obama in the first of the televised presidential debates? >> it is not moral for my generation to keep spending more than we take in, knowing those burdens of will be passed on to the next generation. >> i promised i would fight every single day on behalf of the american people, the middle class, and all those striving to get into the middle class. kept that promise. >> also -- ♪ ♪ you know i love you >> 50 years since the beatles released their first single. it's midday in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington, 2:00 in the afternoon in turkey where the parliament is in an emergency session over a bill of the rise across borders military operations in syria. turkey has already retaliated to the mortar attack that killed five people in a border town. despite international calls for restraint, that military response is still going on. reports that syrian soldiers may have been killed. now this repo
PBS
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
international forces and their afghan colleagues. that stark admission by nato secretary general a surge of inside era being at thatting in the war torn country and he has pledged to do everything possible to rebuild relations between the supposed allies. more than 50 soldiers from the nato led coalition have been killed so far this year by members of the afghan army or police or people wearing their uniforms. on saturday five people died when us and afghan soldiers exchanged fire in the eastern province of nordag. details are unclear but it is thought u.s. gun soldiers started the gun fight when they mistakenly believed they were under fire from afghan troops and fogh pledged action to stop insider attacks. >> this strategy aims at undermining trust and confidence and to a certain degree also has succeeded in that and this is the reason why we have taken and will continue to take preventive measures to avoid such insider attacks. >> he says nato will tighten recruitment procedures for afghan soldiers and gather better intelligence on insurgents. he stressed there would be no change to with
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
are in a hospital. there are reports that there are three nato service members who killed, including their afghan translator. nato has not said the nationality of the three nato killed. according to reuters, this is an area of afghanistan that is usually patrolled by u.s. , kohst province. could be u.s. troops injured or dead. we are searching international feeds. we hope to have more later this morning. reporting.nji >> d.c. police investigating a shooting which wounded a man and woman. it happened just after 10:00 at the new york avenue and north capitol street in northwest. in the leg andt shot in the arm. we don't know what led to the shooting. police of not release details on any suspects. >> prince george's county investigating a suspicious apartment fire. this or out before 11:30 last night on livingston terrace in oxon hill. was contained to the second three-story building. no one injured. >> investigators have found the to kidnap a 13-year- old boy at a mcdonald's in silver spring. he was found at the d.c. hospital. he went up to the point at a on colesville road on friday.
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
. >>> the head of nato has acknowledged that the organization is experiencing challenging times in afghanistan. secretary general anders fogh rasmussen says insider attacks have damaged trust between nato troops and their afghan partners. >> obviously this strategy aims at undermining trust and confidence and to a certain degree it has also succeeded in that. >> afghan soldiers and police or people wearing their uniforms have killed more than 50 coalition soldiers this year. rasmussen said nato commanders are taking added precautions when recruiting afghan personnel. and they're working to improve intelligence gathering on insurgents. he said there's no change in plans to withdraw all nato troops from afghanistan by the end of 2014. >>> finance ministers will take on a challenge many have taken on over the years. how to deal with social problems in the middle east. ministers will meet next week in tokyo consider creating a fund to stimulate business and increase jobs in arab nations. the g-8 ministers have given their backing to the arab spring democracy movements in tunisia and eg
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
a suicide attack that killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a patrol. americans have a large presence there. nato is trying to sort out a weekend attack in afghanistan that left two americans dead. the casualties push the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. drew levinson reports. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking place which we believe may have been a factor. >> reporter: nato did not say whe
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
for a suicide attack that killed at least 14 people, including three nato service members. a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a patrol. americans have a large presence there. nato is trying to sort out a weekend attack in afghanistan that left two americans dead. the casualties push the number of u.s. personnel killed in afghanistan to 2,000. the circumstances of saturday's violence remains unclear but a fire fight broke out at a checkpoint in eastern afghanistan. what nato hasn't determined so far was the gun battle a result of an insider attack or a deadly misunderstanding. >> reporter: this weekend marked the deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago. it happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one american soldier, an american contractor and three afghan soldiers were killed in a fire fight. >> the circumstances were somewhat confused but there was a report of insurgent firing taking place which we believe may have been a factor. >> reporter: nato did not say whether this was another i
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
word that nato ambassadors will meet later on today. not sure when or where. there is an escalating situation between turkey and syria. i reported syria -- syrian government forces fired multiple mortars that hit a house in turkey and five people in the house died including a six-year old child. people in this small town went to the mayor's office, then the turkish military fired back into syria to targets and the secretary-general of the united nations has stepped forward to urge syria to use restraint, now nato arches coming together to, obviously, the goal is to keep this are from spiraling into a regional issue the last thing a world needs is regional conflict in the middle east. that is not to suggest that is what happened. we waiting for new information. we expect brand new video from turkey shortly. the moment we get it to you we will bring it to you. >> politics now. not just the nominees have to be on their toes. the moderators are likely to come under attack for bias or letting someone dodge a question. jim lehrer compared his job as a referee to a "walk down the blade of
KCSMMHZ
Oct 1, 2012 2:30pm PDT
did. we want to go further towards european union and nato. >> thank you very much for that. staying in moscow, a russian court has postponed the punk band pussy riot's appeal after one of them fired her lawyer. they have been given nine days to find a new lawyer. the anti-kremlin trio have been sentenced to two years in jail on a number of charges including disturbing the peace. they staged a protest against vladimir putin earlier this year. >> the women from pussy riot came to the appeal hearing without any great expectations that they would be released, but what came next was surely a shock. one of the trio had decided to break with the defense team. >> i do not exactly know what has happened. we met of three women on friday. one of them confirmed we would continue to work together. something must have happened over the weekend. >> the lawyers believe someone may have pressured her to create discord between the women and their legal representatives. the others are sticking by their story that they did not commit a crime when they staged a protest in the moscow cathedral.
PBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm PDT
especially expect a move from nato. the turks were not happy when they shrugged their shoulders the last time around. and now they really want to see solidarity. nato ambassadors are going to meet tomorrow and we can be sure turkey will pressure nato. >> obviously a developing situation. thank you very much. a few hours to go into the biggest moment in the u.s. election campaign, the first tv debate. president obama will go head-to- head with mitt romney and the stakes are high for both men. >> romney has had a rough few weeks with gaffes. obama is desperate to open up a clear lead with over a month until election day. >> and have been both preparing for the debate in denver. >> the first presidential debate is causing havoc, highways. security is tight in denver. the state of colorado is a tossup between the candidates, making this crucial period every di tella said, even the room temperature and lighting. president obama leads republican challenger mitt romney by three percentage points in national polls. romney is within striking distance. both men have been preparing for weeks. presi
CBS
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
nato forces. drew levenson tells us how this a tack marks a grim milestone. [gunfire] >> reporter: this weekend marked a deadly milestone in afghanistan. 2,000 american soldiers killed since the war began nearly 11 years ago t. happened at a checkpoint in the eastern part of the country. one u.s. soldier, an american contractor, and three af began soldiers were kill inside a firefight. >> the serbg is stances were somewhat confused. -- afghan soldiers were killed in a firefight. >> the circumstances were come what confused. >> reporter: nato did not say if it was another of a series of insider attacks where afghan soldiers turned on the coalition troops. the so-called green on blue attacks left 52 forces dead this year. joint operations resumed after being suspended two weeks ago. >> our relationships are very strong, and very effective. >> reporter: still, u.s. commanders are concerned about the attacks. >> well, i am mad as hell about them, to be honest about them. >> reporter: the head of nato forces spoke to "60 minutes". >> we are willing to sacrifice a lot but we are not wil
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
president was briefed on this latest incident. today syria, according to the u.s. and nato, attacked turkey, which is, of course, a nato ally and a strong u.s. ally across the border, with mortar fire killing reportedly five civilians in a residential area near the border. turkey then retaliated. tonight there was an emergency meeting in brussels. the nato ministers condemning syria for this attack. and also the president, the white house issued a statement from the national security council. hillary clinton spoke to the turkish foreign minister and said the u.s. will support turkey in this. all are condemning syria and holding syria to account. this as also more trouble for the administration with benghazi. the hill is now asking for answers. they want a hearing next week. hillary clinton said today that no one wants to know more than she and the president what happened in benghazi, but we've confirmed that the fbi has not been able to get on the ground because of continuing security concerns, and at this point, more documents, secret and sensitive documents like this one, are still
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
squirmish. there is a problem with the nato charter and treaty. nato ambassadors are right now trying to decide what should be done next. an international situation is escalating. and the response from washington is coming up. plus, we will speak with representatives from each campaign. the democrats and the republicans on this historic night as fox reports live from the university of denver ahead of the first presidential debate in this election from the journalists of fox news, this is is "the fox report." mike rowe here at a ford dealer with a little q&a for fiona. tell me fiona, who's having a big tire event? your ford dealer. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mind to anyone who might be in the market for a new set of res? your ford dealer. i'm beginning to sense a pattern. buy four select tires, get a $60 rebate. use the ford service credit credit card, get $60 more. that's up to $120. where did you get that sweater vest? your ford dealer. droid does. and doe
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm EDT
dressed in afghan uniforps turn their fire on nato forces. we'll go to lieutenant oliver north who is on the ground there. i understand you are a special nato operation base near cabul. >> we are indeed. i am so glad to hear you put it the way you did. not all so-called green on blue atax are perpetrated by the afghan security forces. in many cases they are conducted by people wearing unithat they don't deserve to have. we have been embodied with a half cosen or betterus traito and afghan units that are deal the threat. this is what we have heard the last several days. today we traveled to a remote outpost. i asked the leader about the affects of the incident. >> the after math of these events. have they come and said they are sorry about what happened? >> yes, sir, we are part of the village and our loss is kind of their loss and they felt it just as much as we did. we fight side by side. i picked them up when they were done and they picked us up when they were done. >> this little town in the province is one of the bloodiest places on the plan yet today protected by oafgan local police
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
explosives rammed into a patrol of nato and afghan forces. at least 14 people dead including three nato troops and their translator. their nationalities are not known. this happened in kohst province in eastern afghanistan in an area where most of the troops are american. d.c. police are investigating after a man and woman were injured by gunfire. it happened just after 10:00 last night at new york avenue and north capitol street in northwest. the man was shot in the leg. the woman was shot in the arm. police of not release details on a possible motive or suspects. in prince george's county, firefighters are investigating a suspicious apartment fire in oxon hill. it happen before 11:30 last night on livingston terrace. the fire was contained to the second floor of a three-story building. no one injured. >> occupy dc marks its one-year anniversary with a protest which could snarl traffic in the district. brianne carter is live this morning with details on today's protest. >> disruptions and delays downtown. that is what we have to watch for this morning. protesters are holding a ser
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
bomber drove a motorcycle into a convoy of nato and afghan forces. it happened in an area where the taliban claims responsibility. nato cut back on joint patrols because of the number of insider attacks where supposed afghan security forces have turned on their u.s. and nato partners, calling them green on blue attacks. it was a suspected insider attack or green on blue attack this weekend that brought that number of u.s. military deaths in afghanistan to 2,000. a grim milestone now in the 11-year war. are there any indications the insider attacks speed up the withdrawal date? >>reporter: the u.n. secretary-general hinted so much in brussels in an interview with the guardian newspaper, and the top u.s. commander in afghanistan addressed this issue of insider attacks with cbs on "60 minutes" recently the i am mad at hell. it is reverberating across the united states. we are willing to sacrifice a lawsuit but we are not willing to be murdered for it. >>reporter: after the video went viral, the general ordered the joint patrols be stopped. they were stopped for 10 days. the nato head s
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:30am PDT
, the pentagon revealed that most u.s. and nato combat troops have resumed joint operations with afghany forces less than two weeks ago u.s. commanders announced an indefinite halt in joint operations. this after a spike in the number of insider attacks. 51 nato troops have been killed by insider attacks in just the past month. >>> elsewhere, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu can expect a phone call from president obama today that according to the white house. this after a scheduling conflict kept the two from meeting in person. last night in new york the israeli leader did meet with secretary of state clinton one-on-one for more than an hour in what was described as an indepth discussion on iran and shared goal of preventing that country from acquiring a nuclear weapon. just hours earlier, netanyahu used visual imagery to lay out in clear terms his own red line for dealing with iran. nbc news chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell has more from the u.n. general assembly. >> reporter: trying to immobilize the world against what he sees as a threat to israel's
KCSMMHZ
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
province of khost. reuters quotes a witness as saying the bomber was wearing a police uniform. a nato spokesperson confirmed only that it was a suicide attack. three nato service personnel and their translator were among at least 14 people killed. dozens more people were injured. >> translator: i heard an explosion nearby. i came to the scene and saw the dead bodies of policemen and civilians at the scene. a commander of the quick reaction force was also killed. >> the taliban sent a text >> the taliban sent a text message to nhk claiming responsibility. the nationalities of the soldiers killed are unknown, but most troops in afghanistan are american. the number of u.s. military and civilian personnel killed in afghanistan has now risen to more than 2,000. >>> in another deadly incident, five people were killed when u.s. and afghan soldiers exchanged fire over the weekend. the killings seem to underline the growing sense of mistrust between international troops and afghanistan's own security forces. nhk world's hideki yui reports. >> reporter: two americans, one soldier and one contra
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
keep the pro- western, pro-nato course i and georgia, he says at the same time he wants to reestablish links with russia. four years ago they avoided a war. he says he wants to really reestablish links together again with moscow, which many georgians support. they think it just makes sense. from a western perspective, it is difficult to see how you rely on both, wanting to join nato, taking part in missions, but that might be a difficult bridge to combine. the other problem is that there are members of the opposition coalition who do have anti- western, anti-coalition views. >> thank you very much, damien. the high court in london, lawyers are challenging the extradition to the united states on health grounds. it is being seen as a last ditch attempt to avoid being sent to the u.s., where he faces accusations of kidnapping. the bbc for the spares -- for affairs correspondent is that the high court for us. we seem to have had quite a few less the thames, as we keep calling them. what is the basis of this latest appeal? >> it is on health grounds. a couple of weeks ago the eu
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
what is popular. >>> breaking news overnight from afghanistan. nato said three of its troops have been killed by a suicide bomber in the eastern part of the country. the attacker ran his motorcycle packed with explosives into a u.s. military convoy. the u.s. war reached the grim milestone with the death of an american soldier. the death toll now standing at 2,000. >>> and very fresh revelations in the government's botched gun tracking program known as fast and furious. with dozens more firearms being linked to crimes in mexico. guns connected to fast and furious have now been recovered at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at least two brutal massacres. >>> there are reports at the airports. in the past two days, loaded guns have gotten past tsa agents. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. richardson mistakenly 234r50u with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> it's scary. >
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
acknowledges himself that was an inarticulate way of describing how we are worried in that stag nato bama economy more people are dependent on government. >> despite being down in most polls ryan said the gop ticket will eventually win over voters who are frustrated by a stagnant economy. >> given that we are going to win this. >> reporter: and romney has a lot to gain from a debate says cathleen hall jameison. >> the challenger has the opportunity to establish he is competent to stand up and hold his own against the president of the united states. a challenger who accomplishes that, in effect, wins the first debate. >> reporter: romney las been studying for the debates since june, the last month he has even been traveling with his obama stand-in, ohio senator rob portman who has joined him on his plane and campaign bus. the obama campaign contends romney has prepared more than any candidate in recent history. >> he's been a good debater in the past. he's very prepared. he's got all these clever zingers and lines in his pocket some we understand he will probably have a good night on wedne
WHUT
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
some of the other stories making headlines around the world today. nato has been concerned that three of their troops have been killed in afghanistan. the device is believed to be -- believed to have been detonated, killing an interpreter as well. the japanese prime minister has appointed a popular foreign minister to his cabinet. the appointment is being seen as an attempt to improve relationships with beijing after a period of high tension over disputed islands in the east china sea. 20 years in prison on charges of setting rebellion, human rights groups have condemned the conviction, saying that it is part of a continued campaign against government critics. the prime minister demanded in june that the journalist be arrested for allegedly plot to overthrow the state. tops go back now to our story of the aging population and the challenges of that across the world. our international correspondent has been following the story and joins us now from our london studio. in many senses, this is the price of success, is it not? >> it is a triumph that so many people are living longer. bette
PBS
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm PDT
put pressure on nato and the united states to act. and that's where the administration and nato will find themselves in a difficult position it's also true the turks are aiding and abetting an army that is fighting the syrian government. so it's getting murky in some ways. >> warner: so what happens if there were, hirsch hammel hem, several more accidents like what has happened in the last few days? what could it lead to? >> i think erdogan, the turkish prime minister, will be forced to intervene militarily. we don't know to what extent or on what level. already the turks launched a jet plane in june. two pilots were killed. this is the first time we had five civilians being killed. if this occurs, erdogan will be facing a tremendous challenge from within and he would lose whatever credibility he has already many people are criticizing the turks because in the last seven months they've been huffing and puffing saying we won't allow this to happen in syria, we will impose a no-fly zone or have our own security zone on the borders and crying wolf many times and they will reach a p
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 2:00am PDT
turkish were going to retaliate once to show strength and get the rhetorical backing from its nato allies. but they have continued shelling. this is not all sophisticated military. they're trying to destroy. and we've had reports from syrian opposition activist that's are syrian army casualties as a result of the turkish strikes. >> and a few analysts are suspecting that syria's attack on turkey may have been orchestrated by either the assad regime or the rebels in an attempt to pull turkey into the syrian conflict. do you have any evidence of that? >> reporter: at this point, no. i mean i understand both points of view and the rational towards making them. at this point it is hard to understand why the president would want to further complicate his life by drawing in his key neighborhood backer of the syrian rebel movement and also has the backing of nato. that is hard to understand. yes, there's a lot of logic as to why the rebels would like to see turkey come more in their side militarily and, of course, turkish artillery is doing their job for them now, destroying some syrian m
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
enough. now panetta said karzai should focus on what nato troops have done in sacrifice for helping his country. >> it would be helpful if the president would express his thanks for the sacrifices that were made by those who fought and died for afghanistan rather than critize . >> panetta offering up his thoughts in a trip to peru. he will head to brussels for the talks on the road ahead in afghanistan and continuing troop withdrawals. >>> and attackings by members of the afghan forces against the nato troops is raising concerns it has strained relations and serious lease undermined nato trust in afghan partners. oliver north is joiningugs near kabul, afghanian where he is embedded with special opposition forces. the insider attacks. >> these are young americans. >>> and killed more than 50 ally troops including 30 americans. what impact is that having on the front line there? >> uma, they continue to fight. and what we have seen in the ground and we have that for you here is a different story than what we are getting back from the main stream media. today we tramped to a remote out
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 1:00am EDT
murderers. >> we carry the water for nato on this. if we are going to be honest about this we need to dial this back and see how you we got here and the fact is now america is being blamed for what is should have been a group operation. we now have enemies we in talled a government we don't know who these people are. we obviously cannot trust them and yet we put our people in the middle of that. >> geraldo: doesn't that reflect on president obama's polyvis-a-vis libya, maybe the entire arab world? >> i think this was a bipartisan betrayal. democrats and republicans said we should go in and invade this country. he had his friends as well. and that left a bad taste in a lot of people's mouths. i want to get to the bottom of this so we have no more dead americans and no more dead libyans. >> two things occurred here. one is we didn't do anything initially. we were tied down to two wars that are very unpopular. second what happened is because our military is so sophisticated nobody else could do it by themselves. nato could not do that. italy and france wanted to go in there and had oi
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